An Independent
Bookshop on the
Historic Downtown Mall

Offering a curated selection of new books since 1924

New Dominion Bookshop


New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia, located in Historic Downtown Charlottesville. Our collection of new books includes many selections from fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature, and a unique selection of architecture and landscape gardening resources.

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At New Dominion Bookshop you will find a pleasant, old-fashioned atmosphere and a friendly, attentive staff who are interested in literature and readers like you.

New Dominion Bookshop


February 28 7:00pm

Join us for a reading in Spanish and English with renowned poet Fernando Valverde.

March 03 4:00pm

Join us for a Meet & Greet with New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett.

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Special orders and domestic shipping available, with free gift-wrapping!

New Dominion Bookshop


New Dominion Events at Festival of the Book 2020

Check out all of the great events coming to New Dominion during the 2020 Virginia Festival of the Book.

2019 Holiday List

To round off the year and ring in 2020, we’ve compiled a list of the best new and classic books to read and give this holiday season.

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